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Manna Epicure

151 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 426 2413
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (42 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (16 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
151 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had just arrived in Cape Town and needed somewhere to eat. Our hotel recommended Manna Epicure and it hit the spot for what we needed - quick and good, not fast food but not a long, sit-down lunch. Breakfast is served all day and...More

Thank m2swim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Manna is an eatery that never fails to disappoint - and never not lived up to the above. There are less than a handful of restaurants anywhere that fall into this category, Manna without question being one of them. One visits (in our case invariably...More

Thank Ohjaygeen
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Our two wives had the calamari salad at R95 that they said was "nice", and I had the mushroom pasta that was a small portion with average taste for R95. The other order was a massively over-priced fish 'n chips at R120..............really!? Just because it's...More

Thank OldButNew
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We went here on a wet Sunday evening and felt fortunate that we could eat here as we had not made a booking and this is a small restaurant. A few things were no longer on the menu, however we had a very nice meal,...More

Thank Marilyn674
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I dined for the first time at Manna on July 17th and was delighted with the experience. The occasion was a get-together with a very old friend. The place is a quiet, understated restaurant with a very fine reputation, well-earned in my opinion. The service...More

1  Thank Tony41589
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We have been eating at least one breakfast and dinner on each of our 3-4 visits to Cape Town during the last 6 years and enjoyed every meal. This evening we went again and were highly disappointed. Bread was not served to the table as...More

Thank yrdnidov
Agnes C, Owner at Manna Epicure, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear yrdnidov, Thank you for your review, I see manna has had a lot of inconsistency lately and it shows in the reviews. That only tells me that I need to tighten the screw a lot harder and I will. I apologise for the pathetic...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Service was great. Had a meal I had, had before. This time around, there was no truffle sauce. It came with Mushroom sauce and apparently some truffle oil. Couldn't taste nor smell it. The ultimate was having to pay R7 for a glass of water....More

Thank nomfundom144
Agnes C, Owner at Manna Epicure, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Dear nomfundom144 Thank you for your feedback, I am sure you this is a mistake, we definitely do not charge for a glass of tap water, please send me the copy of your bill so I can see who was your waiter and how he/she...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Good food, good service and a relaxing atmosphere. An underrated and understated gem in Kloof Street. Worth a visit

Thank Stiaan
Agnes C, Owner at Manna Epicure, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you Stiaan, your review is very much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you again very soon. Kind regards, Agnes

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I used to see coming to this restaurant as a real treat, but they seem to be missing the best somewhere. Food is very average.More

Thank leoram2016
Agnes C, Owner at Manna Epicure, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear leoram2016, I am sorry to read you haven't given any constructive feedback to help us improve what you thought needed to be as we always strive to give the best possible experience. I unfortunately have no means of finding out what went wrong for...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Suggested by a good friend I recently visited for a breakfast appointment. The entire experience was refreshing and good value for money. I loved the fact that they warmed the plates. The Toasted Croissant Breakfast was a bit dry, though I suspect that it was...More

Thank GrantH490
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 426 2413
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The passionately-crafted menu reflects a synthesis of French and South African cuisines, with an exciting Argentinian twist. Open 7 days a week, for breakfast, lunch and dinner!
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